Thomas Merton: Letter to a Young Peacemaker

Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk who died in 1968, was a prolific writer focusing on social justice, spirituality and pacifism. His letter to Jim Forest is epistle replete with compassion, solace and encouragement. For all of us who walk alongside the suffering, the poor and the oppressed, it is a reminder to focus our efforts on building enduring relationships.